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The dual influences of age and obstetric history on fecal continence in parous women.To assess whether women who underwent forceps delivery were more likely than those who delivered either normally (spontaneous vaginal delivery [SVD]) or by cesarean to experience deterioration in fecal continence as they aged.
Maternal and neonatal morbidity during off peak hours in a busy obstetric unit. Are deliveries after midnight more complicated?We sought to compare maternal and neonatal outcomes in deliveries occurring overnight with those in daylight hours.
Randomised controlled trial comparing early home biofeedback physiotherapy with pelvic floor exercises for the treatment of third-degree tears (EBAPT Trial).To compare early home biofeedback physiotherapy with pelvic floor exercises (PFEs) for the initial management of women sustaining a primary third-degree tear.
Sacral nerve stimulation increases activation of the primary somatosensory cortex by anal canal stimulation in an experimental model.Sacral and posterior tibial nerve stimulation may be used to treat faecal incontinence; however, the mechanism of action is unknown. The aim of this study was to establish whether sensory activation of the cerebral cortex by anal canal stimulation was increased by peripheral neuromodulation.